The Central & Eastern European Forum 2016

Bas Bakker

Senior Regional Resident Representative for Central and Eastern Europe


Bas Bakker is the International Monetary Fund’s senior regional resident representative for Central and Eastern Europe in Warsaw. He joined the IMF in 1993 and has worked in four IMF departments, working on a range of countries, and policy and research issues. He has worked extensively on Central and Eastern Europe, including as head of the Emerging Europe regional division and as mission chief for Bulgaria. He is also the co-author of the book How Emerging Europe Came Through the 2008/09 Crisis: An Account by the Staff of the IMF's European Department. Bas Bakker is from The Netherlands and obtained his PhD in economics from the University of Groningen.

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Tue 19 - Wed 20 Jan 2016

The Hilton Vienna, Vienna